Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Date
ca.1995
Medium
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 3/8 in. (5.4 × 5.4 × 1 cm)
Description
Square pin-back button featuring a black and white image of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building. To the left of the black and white photograph is red type that reads, [THE/NATIONAL/AFRICAN/AMERICAN/MUSEUM/Is coming…]. Border of button's back has red type on all sides that reads, [DESIGNED AS THE NATION'S FIRST/MUSEUM, THE NATIONAL MUSEUM/COMPLETED 1881, RENAMED ARTS/AND INDUSTRIES BUILDING 1916].
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Associations and institutions
Local and regional
Politics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.201.1.54
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd534eabf8c-1a7c-4c03-8d50-67f2ddfe7a96
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